“With so many trees in the city, you could see the spring coming each day until a night of warm wind would bring it suddenly in one morning. Sometimes the heavy cold rains would beat it back so that it would seem that it would never come and that you were losing a season out of your life. This was the only truly sad time in Paris because it was unnatural. You expected to be sad in the fall. Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees and their branches were bare against the wind and the cold, wintry light. But you knew there would always be the spring, as you knew the river would flow again after it was frozen. When the cold rains kept on and killed the spring, it was as though a young person had died for no reason.

In those days, though, the spring always came finally but it was frightening that it had nearly failed.”

-Ernest Hemingway

This encapsulates the past week or so. I was wearing shorts and a t-shirt not 3 days ago during the sunny, 60 degree weather. Somehow though, Old Man Winter just keeps showing his face. Today brought sleet and my down coat.

Comments 3

  1. Misti wrote:

    It seems like every two or three days I get really pissed off when I walk out the door and realize I needed to dress warmer. *sigh* We’re almost there…..

    Posted 20 Feb 2013 at 11:00 pm
  2. Curtis wrote:

    I just realized my picture is blurry. Sorry for that.

    Posted 20 Feb 2013 at 11:12 pm
  3. Donna wrote:

    I need sunshine!!!!!!

    Posted 26 Feb 2013 at 8:46 pm

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